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A true glimpse of the Lake District,

A short but fairly steep climb from the village will be rewarded with amazing views over the lake... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Colin D
St Helens, United Kingdom
Leisurely walk .....

Having spoke to an elderly couple they advised us that if we fancied a short walk with incredible... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
yvonne c
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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“steep walk” (8 reviews)
“easy climb” (6 reviews)
Bowness-on-Windermere, England
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A short but fairly steep climb from the village will be rewarded with amazing views over the lake and surrounding area.A lot of people miss out on this gem by just staying in the village,Close to the caravan site and a great walk for the...More

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having spoke to an elderly couple they advised us that if we fancied a short walk with incredible views then this was the one to do . We picked up a walking map and off we went ..... up hill ,climbed up steep stone steps...More

Thank yvonne c
Reviewed 9 November 2017

We used to do a walk with our boys, when they were very young. We would walk from the back of Bowness Marina up onto Brant Fell, where we would then sit on the rocks with a picnic, we then would walk down into Bowness...More

Thank Tracy L
Reviewed 5 November 2017

I've been up Brantfell 100's of times when I was a nipper. Met some people up there on Saturday, taking photographs.

Thank yokazuna445
Reviewed 8 October 2017

If you are in Bowness with limited time and you want to understand what the Lake District is all about this short walk is perfect. It starts up a road then heads across open countryside for 15 minutes or so. Walking boots of some sort...More

Thank Ian P
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Its not a long way to climb and the paths are very good and clear. The view from the top is lovely and together with the peace after the bustle of Bowness, this is a very special place. Good news is there's a great pub...More

Thank AMASheffield
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

A lovely walk with fantastic views of the lake. Can be steep at times. Kids loved it. Plenty of space to rest at the top to enjoy the views.

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 14 August 2017

changeable weather means if you hang around for 10 minutes you may get a good view of the lake and hills giving ou the perfect photo opportunity well worth the hike up

Thank swift314
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Lots to see & learn about. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and lake. Well worth a visit. Only downside ....café ridiculously expensive.

1  Thank Carol T
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

We did this walk on a fine day in June. It's fairly steep in place but the views are fantastic. A great little walk

Thank Clive C
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8 March 2016|
Response from b56c |
You couldn't get to the top of the fell with any kind of pram. It's very steep and I don't think some could manage it on foot.